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Three Cheese Italian Grilled Cheese

The flavors of Italy make for one totally enticing sandwich

The flavors of Italy make for one totally enticing sandwich. This take on a classic three cheese grilled cheese is no exception.

This recipe is courtesy of Cello.


  • 1 Teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup slivered onions
  • 8 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 6 fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 2 slices Parmesan cheese, preferably Cello Artisan Parmesan
  • 1 Tablespoon sun-dried tomato pesto sauce
  • 2 slices Asiago cheese, preferably Cello
  • 2 Teaspoons butter, softened


In a medium skillet over medium heat, heat a medium skillet.

Add onions, mushrooms, and spinach; sauté until vegetables are tender, stirring frequently.

Cover one bread slice with one mozzarella slice; top with Parmesan, sautéed vegetables, pesto sauce, and Asiago.

Cover with remaining mozzarella slice and remaining bread slice.

Spread top of sandwich with 1 teaspoon butter.

Heat griddle to 350 degrees F, or heat small skillet over medium heat.

Place sandwich, buttered side down, on hot griddle.

Spread top of sandwich with remaining 1 teaspoon butter.

Cook 2–3 minutes on each side, or until cheeses are melted and sandwich is golden brown on both sides.